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Betty Boatwright

September 18, 1941 — July 23, 2017

Betty Lou Boatwright, 75, of Paducah, KY passed away at 11:00 p.m. Sunday, July 23, 2017 at her home. Betty was a member of Rosebower Baptist Church and a graduate of Reidland High School. Betty was a homemaker. She was an avid collector of teddy bears, roosters and loved animals, especially cats and dogs. She enjoyed playing golf for many years and riding motor cycles.

Surviving is one daughter, Vicki Lynn Boatwright Thomas and husband, Billy Joe of Reidland, KY; two sisters, Patsy (Jack) Marshall and Joyce "Annie" Brown both of Paducah, KY; one brother, Donnie (Glenda) Phelps, Paducah, KY; nine grandchildren, Matthew Branson, Courtney Rushing, Samantha Shoulta, Michael Jones, Alison Jones, Chris Jones, Cody Thomas, Hunter Thomas and Jaclyn Thomas; three great grandchildren, Dalton Wayne Barrett, Alivia Shoulta and Eli Hale; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death were husband, Robert Wayne Boatwright in March 2017; daughter, Lori Ann Smith; parents, Ira Virgil "Pete" Phelps & Magdalene Turner Phelps.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Paducah with Rev. Jason Mason officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Expression of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105; American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003.

Service Details

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 11:00am, Milnor & Orr

Interment Details

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

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